Algorand is the first open, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake (POS) blockchain, with immediate transaction finality, without forking. Algorand was created by cryptography pioneer, Turing award winner and MIT professor, Silvio Micali. The Algorand blockchain token is called "ALGO".

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